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Webinars and Online Classes from outside FamilySearch

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Here is a list of organizations that offer webinars and online classes. For FamilySearch webinars, click here.

Organization: Webinar Link: Details:
American Ancestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society) Link NEHGS has webinars on a variety of topics. Many are U.S., but some are Canadian, Irish and other places.

Cost: NEHGS offers some free webinars and some for pay. Some past webinars can be watched with a free guest account while others require a membership.

Ancestry Academy Link Ancestry offers free video courses on a variety of topics including Researching, Records, Census, Methodology, Newspapers, as well as using Ancestry.com.
Board for Certification of Genealogists Link BCG offers free videos on the site as well as webinars, some free and some for a small fee.
BYU Family History Library Link The BYU Family History Library hosts a series of online webinars and YouTube Channel videos that allows one to learn from family history experts.

Cost: Free

Federation of Genealogical Societies Link The FGS offers free webinars on a variety of topics on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Old webinars are archived and free for viewing.
Germanic Genealogy Society Link Webinars re hld monthly and are open to the public, however, attendance is limited. Be sure to sign into the Webinar early.

As a GGS Membership Benefit: Handouts and recorded videos will be accessible to signed-in GGS members under the Member Login.

Legacy Family Tree Webinars Link Legacy Family Tree Webinars offers many webinars, usually at least once a week, on various topics and countries.

Cost: Viewing of webinar is free for the first week; after that, one must pay.

Polish Genealogical Society of America Link The webinars are ordinarily open to the public free of charge; but some require a fee. Some webinars are recorded and remain on the site for varying periods of time.
Red de Antepasados Link Free videos and classes offered in Spanish. There are also many interviews with respected professionals in Genealogy Community.
Southern California Genealogical society Link The SCGS offers periodic webinars on a variety of topics.The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society.
Swedish Genealogy Guide Link The SGG presently offers 13 short videos on various aspects of Swedish genealogical research, including handwriting and how to read old records. There is also a longer presentation on how to use ArkivDigital. Access is linked to YouTube and is free.
Utah Genealogical Association Virtual Chapter Link UGA Virtual Chapter offers webinars once a month (except December) on various topics and countries.

Cost: Viewing the live webinar is free, but only UGA members can view archived presentations.